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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tibetan_Plateau

The Tibetan Plateau also known in China as the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau or the Qingzang ... The Indus River originates in the western Tibetan Plateau in the vicinity of Lake ... arid steppe interspersed with mountain ranges and large brackish lakes. ... The southern and eastern edges of the steppe have grasslands which can ...

www.brighthub.com/environment/science-environmental/articles/122540.aspx

Jul 31, 2011 ... The 3 major landforms of China include the Yangtze River, the ... Popular Pages ... While the country has various types of landforms, the 3 major landforms in China are the ... The Tibetan Plateau lies north of the mountains, known as the ... rivers in Pakistan and northern India became the middle Himalayas.

afe.easia.columbia.edu/china/geog/maps.htm

Because some of China's largest rivers have their source regions on the high ... are expressed but the common words usually translated into English as "river" can be further clarified somewhat. ... The North China Plain is indeed a "gift" of the Huang He. ... The west of China is comprised of mountains and deserts as well as ...

www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/china/cnland.htm

China's geography and landforms, including information on the Himalayas, Gobi ... In the vast western reaches of China - mountains, high plateaus and deserts ... mountain range, form its southwestern borders with India, Nepal and Bhutan, and ... and have caused China to lose a million acres a year to desertification.

traveltips.usatoday.com/natural-landforms-china-54527.html

North of the Himalayas in west-central China, the Kunlun Shan mountain chain runs ... The Tibetan Plateau, also known as the Qinhai-Tibet Plateau, averages more than ... Unlike many deserts, the Gobi doesn't have sand dunes but is instead ... the Taklimakan is the largest desert contained entirely within China, as well as ...

www.britannica.com/place/Himalayas

Jun 28, 2017 ... Browse popular topics: ... North Face of Mount Everest from the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. ... The ranges, which form the northern border of the Indian ... Between those western and eastern extremities lie the two Himalayan ... have sovereignty over most of the Himalayas, Pakistan and China also ...

www.britannica.com/place/Takla-Makan-Desert

Takla Makan Desert: great desert of Central Asia and one of the largest sandy ... part of the Tarim Basin in the Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang, western China. ... about 600 miles (960 km) from west to east, and it has a maximum width of. ... The general slope of the plain is from south to north, and the rivers running off ...

www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/geography

Located in Southeast Asia along the coastline of the Pacific Ocean, China is ... Pamirs to the west, and expands to the eastern border at the conjunction of the ... into four regions, that is, the North, South, Northwest and the Qinghai-Tibetan areas. ... China has large areas of mountainous land, about two-thirds of the country.

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/asia

Jan 4, 2012 ... It can be divided into five major physical regions: mountain systems; ... However, most geographers define Asia's western border as an ... passing through the northern states of India and making up most of the terrain of Nepal and Bhutan. ... of the Tibetan Plateau to the river's mouth on the East China Sea.